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Made in Connecticut: Connecticut Icons by Charles Monagan
Monday, May 20, 6:30 p.m.

Charles Monagan, author and former editor of Connecticut Magazine will give a talk on his latest book Connecticut Icons.  This book is a collection of photos, anecdotes and little-known fact about Connecticut – from the hot lobster roll to the Yale Bowl, the USS Nautilus to the Merritt Parkway, and many others.  Books will be available for purchase and signing. Registration is required.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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Connecticut’s Own Paul Newman
Wednesday, May 22, 6:30 p.m.
Join Professor Gil Gigliotti as we look at four iconic Paul Newman films, all of them nominated for Academy Awards and other film industry recognitions.

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) starring Paul Newman, Robert Redford, and Katherine Ross. Winner of 4 Academy Awards. Butch and Sundance are the two leaders of the Hole-in-the-Wall Gang. Butch is all ideas, Sundance is all action and skill, but they rob one train too many.

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Crafts and Conversation
Thursday May 23, 10 a.m. - Noon   

Bring the craft of your choice, and be part of the conversation! Light refreshments provided.  Registration required.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.                                                                                                                  

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Tech 4 U
Thursday, May 23, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Do you need help downloading your eBook or using your new smartphone? Want to set up a social media account? For help with your specific technology questions, make an appointment for a 45 minute session with a librarian today!  Registration required.

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3 Graves to Memorial Day
Thursday, May 23, 6:30 p.m.

Memorial Day is a time to reflect on the men and women who went off to fight for their country and never came home. Author, historian, and Town Crier editor Aaron Elson will talk about three of the more than 400,000 Americans who made the ultimate sacrifice, and his small role in keeping their memories alive. Aaron is the creator of Oral History Audiobooks, a series of CDs excerpted from more than three decades of interviews with veterans. Registration required.

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Connecticut’s Own Paul Newman
Wednesday, May 29, 6:30 p.m.
Join Professor Gil Gigliotti as we look at four iconic Paul Newman films, all of them nominated for Academy Awards and other film industry recognitions.

Absence of Malice (1981) starring Paul Newman, Sally Field, and Bob Balaban, and directed by Sydney Pollack. An ambitious newspaper reporter writes a scathing article based on information from an FBI investigator that implicates a reclusive business-owner in the recent disappearance of a labor leader.

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Computer Health Tips
Thursday, May 30, 10:30 a.m.

Don't let your computer get a cold!  Join us as we cover some basic proactive techniques that you can do to keep your computer healthy and running smoothly. Registration required.

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Tech 4 U
Thursday, May 30, 1;30 – 4:30 p.m.

Do you need help downloading your eBook or using your new smartphone? Want to set up a social media account? For help with your specific technology questions, make an appointment for a 45 minute session with a librarian today!  Registration required. 

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Bus Trip To Newport, Rhode Island
Saturday, June 1, 7:00 a.m. 

A day on your own for $33 or tour The Breakers and Marble House for an additional $21. Please call for details.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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Friends Annual Meeting
Wednesday, June 12, 7:00 p.m.

Save the date for the Friends of the Library Annual Meeting. Entertainment provided by Dually Noted more details to follow.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.